Table 17 Reason for not meeting timescales for community payback orders: 2018‑19

Reason why first direct contact more than 1 working day after order imposed Percentage
Offender did not turn up 38.9
Currently on order or supervision 6.1
Offender in custody 4.3
Offender undertaking paid employment 3.1
Offender ill 1.5
Other: client based 18.8
Social worker not available 3.5
Other: non-client based 23.7
Reason why first induction/case management meeting more than 5 working days after order imposed
Offender did not turn up 28.9
First direct contact occurred late 5.6
Currently on order or supervision 17.2
Offender in custody 5.3
Offender undertaking paid employment 3.8
Offender ill 3.2
Other: client based 19.8
Suitable social work staff not available 1.6
Other: non-client based 14.6

Note: This table does not include information for some orders where local authorities were unable to supply this information. Orders transferred from other jurisdictions are not included.


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